NextGen Awards & Mentors Contest


Thanks to the 1723 young Vietnamese who entered the NextGen pilot contest! STAY TUNED for the list of 30 finalists.

In 2007 and 2008, NextGen Awards® and Mentors Contests is being launched around the world on a country by country basis (click here for Contest Rules and Guidelines).

First up... Vietnam!

NextGen Awards® Contests are designed to inspire, reward, mentor and network talented and caring young people who come up with innovative ideas and practical projects utilizing the flexibility and reach of mobile phones to help people improve the quality of life in three critical areas:

  • Improving Health
  • Expanding Education
  • Sustaining the Environment

NextGen Awards® Contests are open to all young people (age 13-20) in participating countries.

Contest proposals may involve the use of any mobile phone technology or service, from the most basic to the most futuristic. Remember, you don't have to own a mobile phone to win!

Contest Entries may submitted in English through this website or in dominant language of local participating country.

Winners and finalists in each participating country AND their designed local school or community organization will receive cash prizes and other awards (up to $1500!). Winners will also be matched with international mentors and linked with other winners globally through the NextGen Leaders Network.

Ready to make a difference? Click here to learn more about... - Who Can Enter?
- Three Easy Steps
- Contest Rules & Guidelines
- Awards & Prizes
- Scoring & Judges
- Entry Form

April 2008

Click here for highlights of the NextGen Vietnam Initiative!

Click here to see more pics of the 2008 NextGen Awards Gala!

The live broadcast of the NextGen Awards Gala was held December 8th at the Children's Palace in Hanoi. All 12 Stars were awarded and the 4 SuperStars were announced. Congratulations to all of our winners!

Check out the pics of the NextGen Awards Ambassadors and kick-off event in Vietnam.